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Math 108 Topics in Mathematics | Section 1000 | James Baglama | **Chapter 5**

Reading Assignment |
Video |
Lecture Notes |

5.1 Displaying Distributions: Histograms pages 165 - 171 |
Section 5.1 Video |
Section 5.1 Lecture notes |

5.2 Interpreting Histograms pages 171 - 174 |
Section 5.2 Video |
Section 5.2 Lecture notes |

5.3 Displaying Distributions: Stemplots pages 174 - 175 |
Section 5.3 Video |
Section 5.3 Lecture notes |

5.4 Describing Center: Mean and Median pages 176 - 180 |
Section 5.4 Video |
Section 5.4 Lecture notes |

5.5 Describing Variability: Range and Quartiles pages 180 - 181 |
Section 5.5 Video |
Section 5.5 Lecture notes |

5.6 The Five-Number Summary and Boxplots pages 181 - 183 |
Section 5.6 Video |
Section 5.6 Lecture notes |

5.7 Describing
Variability: The Standard Deviation pages 183 - 187 |
Section 5.7 Video |
Section 5.7 Lecture notes |

- The quiz for Chapter 5 will only be available from 12:00am May 31 - 11:55pm June 5.
- The quiz will consist of 10 multiple choice questions.
- You will have a maximum of two hours to complete the quiz.
- You will be allow two tries. The computer will only accept the last score. If you are happy with your score on the first try, do not try again. I cannot change your grade back.
- Failure to take a quiz in the given time slot will be given a zero. No exceptions!

- Chapter 5

pages 199-203 Problems 6, 10, 14, 24, 34

Due by 11:55 pm Wednesday June 5. Use the Assignments tool to submit homework. - I am only collecting the even problems. Do a similar odd problem and all of the Skill Check problems to make sure you understand the concepts. The answers to the odd problems and the Skill Check problems are in the back of the book!!
- I will NOT accept homework with answers only.

- Go to the companion website and navigate to applets
for chapter 5.
- Go to the companion website and navigate to the applet exercises Mean and Median for chapter 5.
- In the companion website navigate to Video Clips for chapter 5 and watch
- Statistical Experiments and Epidemiology
- Randomized Comparative Experiments

- The distribution of income in the United States is skewed to the right. According to a Census Bureau report, the mean and median incomes of American households were $48,201 and $66,570 in 2006. Which of these numbers is the mean and which is the median? Explain your reasoning. Which of these numbers (mean or median) are better to use when talking about the average US income? Give another example where there is a large difference between mean and median. Give examples when it is better to use mean and when it is better to use median.

- Discussion for Chapter 5 will open at 12:00 am Friday May 31.
- You are required to participate in the discussion boards.
- Discussion topic will end at 11:55 pm Wednesday June 5.
- See the syllabus on the grading rubric for discussions.

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The required textbook,
"For All Practical Purposes", 9^{th} edition by COMAP,
Publisher W.H. Freeman. Do NOT use an older edition. All students
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The required textbook,
The textbook "For All Practical Purposes", 9^{th} edition by COMAP,Publisher W.H. Freeman
has a campanion website. The campanion website contains a lot helpful material,e.g. Java Applets, falshcards, practice quizzes.
The site can be accessed via the link
Campanion or click
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Math 108 Topics in Mathematics | James Baglama | jbaglama@math.uri.edu | University of Rhode Island.